Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:

1. Identify the challenges for intercultural communication presented by each of the regulators of human life

2. Explain how the regulators of human life help our understanding of today’s global conflicts

3. Identify the major challenges individuals perceive to their sources of identities

4. Discuss what can be learned from taking a global perspective on the world’s identities and conflicts

5. Identify the major points in this textbook that highlight ways to improve intercultural communication